Western Colorado

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BLM acquires ranch in Gunnison Gorge

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired a 552-acre inholding within the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area in a $1.4 million deal that officials said is important to preserving the character of the area. “The inholding could ...


Curry hopes for compromise on rafting measure

By Charles Ashby

A long-delayed, oft-debated measure to allow commercial river rafters to float through private land will head to a special legislative committee. When House Bill 1188 cleared the Colorado House in mid-February, it allowed rafters to cross ...


Have insurance? Paying $1 more may help those who don’t

By Charles Ashby

All Coloradans who have health or dental insurance would have to pay an additional $1 a year to help children with catastrophic illnesses. While that may not seem like a great amount, House Bill 1103 generated heated debate Friday in the ...


Clifton man injured in rollover on I-70

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A 54-year-old Clifton man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Friday evening after he rolled his truck on Interstate 70 between Fruita and Grand Junction. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of the interstate between mile ...


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Norton: Won’t support earmarks

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Jane Norton moved to fire up her U.S. Senate campaign under cloudy skies and spitting rain Friday at Lincoln Park. Norton, who is battling with Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held ...


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Mesa County kicking off campaign to find loving parents for kids

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Bob and Jenny Dalley wanted to adopt children long before they got married and had their own son. In the course of doing research on the Internet, the Grand Junction couple was drawn to foster parenting as a means to adopting. They read ...


Many say they were skipped by census

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Plenty of people in western Colorado want to be counted, and many say they’re baffled as to why they haven’t had the chance so far. One person who can’t understand why no census form was sent to the home in which he has ...


Tenure bill passes out of committee

By Emily Shockley

Senate Education Committee members voted 7-1 Friday to move Senate Bill 199 on to the Legislature. Sen. Evie Hudack, D-Westminster, provided the lone dissenting vote. Hudack, a former English teacher, said she didn’t vote for the bill ...


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Repairs required on new parkway

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Less than two years after the opening of the $110 million Riverside Parkway, contractors are repairing cracks in the road and broken curb and gutter and have had to fix other deficiencies. Mays Concrete is replacing sections of the parkway ...


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Ex-Fuji owner ‘never thought’ she’d be caught

By Paul Shockley

A 60-year-old woman whose prostitution business managed to fly under the radar of police for 14 years told investigators she was “quite comfortable” in Grand Junction and had planned on retiring in 2008, when authorities finally ...


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